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Rich Pickings presents the Sleep Paralysis Project - Fully Booked

10 January 2013, 18:30 - 20:30

Join us for a screening of short films exploring the space between sleeping and waking. Then meet the experts to discuss the scientific basis and cultural significance of phenomena such as sleep paralysis and hypnagogic hallucination.

The Next Big Thing - Fully Booked

15 January 2013, 19:00 - 21:00

What's going to be the science news story that grips us in the next five years? How will it change our lives? Join us with experts from all over the science world to decide on the next big thing.

Measuring Pain: How Much Does It Hurt?

16 January 2013, 19:00 - 21:00

Pain is an extremely personal experience. Will we ever be able to quantify it more objectively and accurately than a scale of 1–10? Meet experts who will discuss what their research can tell us.

Great Minds: Migrants and Medicine

17 January 2013, 19:00 - 21:00

What do migrants bring to our shores? Our distinguished panel will explore the contributions made by people from migrant backgrounds to our understanding of medicine in the realms of psychology, pharmaceuticals and the Paralympics.

Vision and Images - Fully Booked

22 January 2013, 18:00 - 20:00

Join the London Interdisciplinary Discussion Group to investigate the ways in which people produce, analyse and work with images. Practices of vision and image making will be considered from a range of expert perspectives.

Jaywick Escapes

23 January 2013, 19:00 - 21:00

Jaywick Sands has been labelled the poorest ward in Britain, but what’s its story? Join us for a screening of the documentary Jaywick Escapes, then discuss the issues raised by the documentary in the context of our rapidly changing world.

Bioenergy and the Future

24 January 2013, 19:00 - 21:00

How will we secure the world’s energy needs over the next 20 years? How might bioenergy technologies contribute? Join us for an interactive session to discuss different visions of life in 2030.